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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Mar 19, 2017 8:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Chuck Berry RIP

saw him in asbury park in '72. kept the stub:
https://ia600500.us.archive.org/BookReader/BookReaderImages.php?zip=/24/items/ticketstubs/ticketstubs_jp2.zip&;file=ticketstubs_jp2/ticketstubs_0007.jp2

he had a very minimal pickup band of locals i presume. remember he played "my ding-a-ling" waaaaay too long.

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Poster: HankAndLeeStamper Date: Mar 20, 2017 9:03am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Chuck Berry RIP

I believe that backup band was an unsigned Bruce Springsteen and the E Street band. Not joking, I know they were Chuck's "local backup band to be supplied" at at least one early 70s show.